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Uncovering the logic of English : a common sense solution to America's literacy crisis

Author: Denise Eide
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Pedia Learning Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise Eide
ISBN: 9781936706006 1936706008
OCLC Number: 703263101
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The problem of English --
2. The literacy crisis --
3. Phonograms : the building blocks of words --
4. Consonants, vowels, and syllables : what they are and why they matter --
5. Foundational consonant rules --
6. Foundational vowel rules --
7. The mystery of the silent final E's solved! --
8. Words ending in one vowel and one consonant --
9. Adding suffixes to single vowel Y words --
10. Adding suffixes to any word --
11. The power of the Latin spellings of /sh/ --
12. Decoding past tense verbs --
13. Forming plural nouns and singular verbs --
14. Clearing confusion about al- and -ful --
15. The final spelling rules --
16. Overcoming challenges : creating an auditory picture --
17. Efficient spelling and vocabulary development --
18. Putting it all together --
Appendix A. Spelling rules ; Appendix B. Basic phonograms ; Appendix C. More about the basic phonograms ; Appendix D. Sound to spelling reference ; Appendix E. Advanced phonograms ; Appendix F. Adding a suffix to any word ; Appendix G. Irregular verbs ; Appendix H. Irregular plurals ; Appendix I. Common prefixes and suffixes.
Responsibility: Denise Eide.

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